What is weathereye.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the weathereye.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Weathereye.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with weathereye
Weathereye.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as PTIWeatherEye or The Weather Network WeatherEye belongs to software The Weather Network by Pelmorex Media.

Description: Weathereye.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Weathereye.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 310,920 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 718,232 bytes or 309,104 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. Weathereye.exe is a Verisign signed file. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The weathereye.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). The program has no visible window. Weathereye.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with weathereye.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramThe Weather Network or MétéoMédia.

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If weathereye.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 718,232 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 4,484,816 bytes or 4,519,832 bytes. It is not a Windows system file. Weathereye.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. Weathereye.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as weathereye.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the weathereye.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Application that shows current weather observation in icon tray
Weather Watcher Software
    (further information)
The Weather Network's feed program. It poses no threat and does not seem to slow down anything but the boot.
  Sean A. Turvey U.E.   (further information)
WeatherEye is a Weather watcher software
  Philippe Cotte   (further information)
I can't open it and I can't get rid of it
Ads are served via the program but seem to pose no threat.
  Sean Sudol   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of weathereye.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. 4 users think weathereye.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving weathereye issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with weathereye. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the weathereye.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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